#AbusoPoder | #NoalVentajismo | English | News | 2 abril 2013

Venezuela’s Capriles cries foul ahead of election (AFP)

Venezuela's Election Commission has ignored Capriles' repeated calls for free and fair election administration Venezuela's Election Commission has ignored Capriles' repeated calls for free and fair election administration Venezuelan opposition candidate Henrique Capriles on Monday accused acting president Nicolas Maduro of unfairly using state media and money in his campaign to succeed the late Hugo Chavez. ... ver más
Analysis | English | 2 abril 2013

Election Commission President Ignores Campaign Violations while Exhorting Candidates to Play by the Rules

Lucena's history and habit of refusing to enforce election rules shows clear favoritism for PSUV candidates Venezuela Election Commission President Tibisay LucenaIt is really difficult not to get upset watching the lady above, Electoral Board President Tibisay Lucena, come on TV and with that impish grin begin pontificating to the parties and to the candidates to follow the rules and not violate them during the upcoming campaign. ... ver más
Analysis | English | Reports | 5 diciembre 2012

Seeking Competitive Elections in Venezuela (analysis, Election Alert #8)

alertaelectoral8a Venezuelans’ historic turnout for the presidential elections of October 7 (80.48% of all registered voters) and acceptance of the results by all parties might indicate that this electoral process was an example for the democratic world. Indeed, the efforts of political parties, non-governmental organizations and civil society in general to achieve the necessary conditions for elections recognized by all parties to be held are laudable and noteworthy. ... ver más
English | News | 29 octubre 2012

Carter Center highlights inequality in Venezuela presidential campaign

Carter Center points out Chávez abuse of public media Carter Center points out Chávez abuse of public mediaThe Carter Center’s independent study mission to Venezuela today released a pre-electoral report (PDF), which assesses the preparations for key elements of the process including voter registration, campaign conditions, voting conditions, integrity of the vote count, and the dispute resolution process. ... ver más
News | 19 septiembre 2012

Venezuela’s Unfair Elections (analysis, Joel D. Hirst)

Capriles faces an uneven electoral playing field Capriles faces an uneven electoral playing field in VenezuelaOn October 7 Venezuelans will go to vote in the 12th national-level election in as many years. This time they will be choosing whether or not to extend President Hugo Chavez’s time in office to 19 years (assuming he makes it that far and does not die of cancer, which is another topic altogether). ... ver más